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Expiration Dates: A Novel By Rebecca Serle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982166823
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Published: Atria Books - March 19th, 2024

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Annie Bot: A Novel By Sierra Greer Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780063312692
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Published: Mariner Books - March 19th, 2024

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Wandering Stars: A novel By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593318256
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Published: Knopf - February 27th, 2024

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The Book of Doors: A Novel By Gareth Brown Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063323988
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Published: William Morrow - February 13th, 2024

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The Warm Hands of Ghosts: A Novel By Katherine Arden Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593128251
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Published: Del Rey - February 13th, 2024

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The Soulmate: A Novel By Sally Hepworth Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250229717
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 5th, 2024

A tale of two marriages and the death that cuts into them both, complete with lots of twists and mystery to keep you reading. Told in the alternating voices of the two wives- one dead, one living. Who really knows who their soulmate is, or what he did? An excellent fast-paced thriller.


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American Mermaid: A Novel By Julia Langbein Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593470145
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Published: Vintage - February 27th, 2024

A story within the story carries this tale of a bemused middle school English teacher as her surprise best-selling book is adapted to a Hollywood blockbuster format. Funny, touching, and page-turning; Will Penelope and the character she created survive the transformation? [ American Mermaid] is about striving for success, bearing the costs that come with it and finding your voice again - even when you're the one writing the story."


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Starling House: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250799050
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Published: Tor Books - October 3rd, 2023

My favorite book of the year, of the last few years actually! I absolutely loved this gothic mystery set in a backwater Kentucky town. Starling House itself is a wonderful character in the book and the secrets it hides will pull you in. 


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Making It So: A Memoir By Patrick Stewart Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982167738
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Published: Gallery Books - October 3rd, 2023

A fascinating story of this accomplished actor of the stage and screen who came from a humble and traumatic beginning in Northern England. The story of his long life with many interesting stories of his roles, famous and not so famous. The stories with Sir Ian McKellen are some of the best!


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Let Us Descend: A Novel By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982104498
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Published: Scribner - October 24th, 2023

Haunting and both beautiful and horrible. A tale of slavery likened to Dante's Inferno that you will never forget. I have found all of Ward's books to be unforgettable, and this is no exception.


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Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell By Sy Montgomery, Matt Patterson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Matt Patterson (Illustrator)
$28.99
ISBN: 9780358458180
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Published: Mariner Books - September 19th, 2023

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None of This Is True: A Novel By Lisa Jewell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982179007
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Published: Atria Books - August 8th, 2023

Holy Cow; take the title to heart! This twisty book is full of unreliable narrators and changing stories! A great psychological mystery with fascinating characters. Hard to put down, keeps you guessing, Lisa Jewell at her best!


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The Door-To-Door Bookstore By Carsten Henn Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335490858
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Published: Hanover Square Press - July 4th, 2023

A beautiful little book about the power of books and how they connect people. Carl delivers books to shut in customers and is befriended by a local 9-year-old. Reminiscent of A Man Called Ove. I loved it!


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The Quiet Tenant: A novel By Clémence Michallon Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593534649
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Published: Knopf - June 20th, 2023

A "nice guy" holds a secret; he's really a serial killer who has buried 8 women and keeps a 9th in hiding. Told in the voices of three women- his victim, his daughter, and a local with a crush on him, this intense thriller builds to a tremendous end. For fans of Room and Gillian Flynn or Ruth Ware's books. A real page-turner. 


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Warrior Girl Unearthed By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250766588
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 2nd, 2023

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The Cartographers: A Novel By Peng Shepherd Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062910707
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 21st, 2023

My favorite book of 2022, now in paperback. A family mystery, murders and thefts, secret societies, maps that lead to hidden realms, rekindled romances, and so much more. A great mix of history, mystery and fantasy; wonderfully written for those who love old things - old maps, old books, old places, old stories. 


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Scarlet in Blue: A Novel By Jennifer Murphy Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9780593183465
Published: Dutton - March 8th, 2022

A stellar combination of genres: coming-of-age, psychological thriller, literary fiction. The characters are compelling, the plot is twisty, and the writing is beautiful. Hard to put down! I loved it! Autographed copies available!